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Posts Tagged ‘justice

New Year Doesn’t Mean New Attitudes

January 10, 2014

A new year brings a false sense of “newness” that we’ve grown accustomed to in American culture.  That’s something shared, whether Black or white.  It’s one of the few culture-centric values that has no division.  Then there’s criminal justice; the divide is wide and partially weighted in terms of pro and con.  If you’re white, […]

Banning Brotherhood

September 25, 2013

“The Other Side of the Tracks”  A Socially Speaking commentary by Perry Redd The news coming out of Africa has been amazingly American lately.  I’d say, “their news is our news,” and I wonder why?  I understood Afghanistan and Iraq’s daily affairs prevailing on our television screens since we invaded and occupied them, but why […]

Never A Right Time For the Other Battle

June 5, 2013

The Other Side of the Tracks: A Socially Speaking commentary by Perry Redd Is there any such thing as a right time for justice?  It appears that in America, everyone is clamoring for their piece of the justice pie…and rightfully so.  Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. once said, “Injustice anywhere, is a threat to justice […]

The New Kent State

November 23, 2011

The Other Side of the Tracks: A Socially Speaking commentary November 22, 2011 By Perry Redd   You might find this extreme. You may strongly disagree with this statement, but you’ll eventually agree that suppression of free speech is a common theme in the police reactions to Occupy Wall Street (OWS) protests nationwide and those […]

Chance for Equity

October 6, 2010

I want to see how blind justice really is. This is an opportunity for you to work with me in ensuring that whites and blacks are treated equal, that rich and poor are treated equal. What am I talking about? A veteran CBS Radio News correspondent was arrested early Saturday on drug charges after police searched his Northwest Washington home and found marijuana plants growing in his yard. Officers arrested 60 year old Howard Arenstein and his wife, Orly Katz, 57, at their home in the 3500 block of T Street and charged them with possession with intent to distribute marijuana, police. How will the wheels of justice turn for him?